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Panhandle Live for October 25, 2012
by Hans Fogle,posted Oct 25 2012 11:05AM
Another busy day as we count down to the General Election on Nov. 6th, and now only two months until Christmas! That's why we got right down to business this morning starting with Democratic candidate for the 63rd Delegate District Donn Marshall started us off. Find out why he wants a chance to go to Charleston and how he views some of the big issues facing the state.
Next Deborah Helman with Faith Christian Academy joined us on the Frontier Communications Hotline to talk about their 23rd Annual Benefit Auction. There will be over 400 items auctioned and more than 35 door prizes will be given out. The kitchen opens at 4:00 pm! All the details about the event are available at FCA's website.
Michelle Cook and Rick Nappi from the VA Medical Center were next. They shared some important information about the 5th Annual Hero Haven Homeless Veteran Stand Down coming up Nov. 10th from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the VA Medical Center. There are a slew of opportunities for homeless veterans to get help with housing, health, employment and more. There is even transportation available. Learn more at the VA Medical Center website or call (304) 263-0811 ext. 3835 OR ext. 4553. You can also call the toll free number at 1-800-817-3807.
And Health Officer at the Berkeley County Health Department Dr. Diana Gaviria brought in the Sanitarian Supervisor Jennifer Beamer to talk bedbugs. Turns out these critters are still around and you may not even know you have them! There are a few ways to get rid of the pests, but as Jennifer explains, it is best left to the pros! Listen in and get all the details and check out the Health Department online.